14 September, 2023

The OneOcean Flotilla is encouraged by the level of prioritization towards critical ocean action in the G20 Leaders’ Summit Communiqué released on 11 September by G20 Leaders, following two days of meetings in New Delhi, India. The 37-page Communiqué outlines several key actions to tackle the climate and biodiversity crises, however, to fully safeguard our ocean for current and future generations, significant progress remains. 

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31 August, 2023

The ocean community is calling on G20 leaders to listen to both science and their citizens and recognize the critical importance of a healthy global ocean and resilient marine ecosystems to address climate change and sand biodiversity loss to protect life on our planet.

We therefore call on G20 Leaders to make concrete commitments towards ocean protection at the Summit.

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15 December, 2022

Video Updates from the UN Biodiversity Conference

The COP15 UN Biodiversity Conference – aka the “Nature COP” – taking place in Montreal, Canada, from the 7th to the 16th of December, is a vital opportunity for the world to come together and agree on a global plan to stop the nature crisis and reverse the biodiversity loss that is accelerating across the planet. But Ministers and negotiators are at risk of forgetting that nature is also blue.

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5 December, 2022

Montreal, a city that links rivers, lakes, land and sea, is a fitting location for humanity to agree a new plan to live in harmony with nature. And that’s exactly what needs to happen at the COP15 UN Biodiversity Conference – aka the Nature COP – from 7-19 December. It’s a landmark moment years in the making and on the table is a Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework to set transformative new goals and targets to confront the nature crisis.

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25 October, 2022

Putting the ocean at the heart of climate solutions

The 27th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27), taking place from 6-18 November 2022 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, is an opportunity to catalyze ocean climate action up the political agenda and raise public awareness that we cannot tackle the climate emergency, without putting ocean protection at the heart of climate solutions. 

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26 June, 2022

LISBON — On Sunday, 26 June, ahead of the United Nations Ocean Conference being held in Altice Arena – Lisbon, a team, led by OneOcean, will deploy special GPS pollution tracking devices from Praia de Carcavelos at 5:00 pm, to help scientists study the distribution of ocean plastic pollution as part of the #EUBeachCleanup, which will also include a microplastic cleanup of the site.